Newmont's Gold Quarry Mine
October 2005 by Bill RichThe Maggie Creek Mining District, of which the Gold Quarry Mine is a part, was first explored in the 1870s. The transcontinental railroad had recently been built through the area. Carlin, a rail stop about 7 miles south of the district...
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
The Tyndall Mining District of Santa Cruz County contains the oldest mines in the state of Arizona. Described as the most celebrated mineral region in North America, its ancient mines have produced a phenomenal amount of rich masses of pure native silver and ore prior to the arrival of the early Spaniards extending into the present century.
My wife Fran and I were brushing and repairing the road to our claim when we were interrupted by a fellow in a pretty yellow Jeep heading out to the local town of Quincy, California.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• African Metals Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
At the end of the day, Jerry showed me how to clean out the sluice box and then how to pan out the concentrates. As we finished panning, there it was—a little tiny smile of gold...
Ceremonies for the induction of six pioneers of the American mining industry into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, September 13, at the Museum Convention Center in Leadville.
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
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